Lactuca hátte seó wyrt ðe hí etan sceoldon mid ðám þeorfum hláfum heó is biter on þigene
lettuce was the name of the herb that they were to eat with the unleavened loaves; it is bitter in the eating,
- Homl. Th. ii. 278, 26.
Nim lactucan ánc hand fulle
take a hand full of lettuce,
- Lchdm. iii. 114, 13.
Eton þeorfe hláfas mid ðære lactucan ðe on felda wixþ
edent azymos panes cum lactucis agrestibus,
- Ex. 12, 8.
Etan þeorfe hláfas mid feldlícere lactucan,
- Homl. Th. ii. 264, 3.
Lácnian innan mid lactucan
to cure by the internal application of lettuce,
- L. M. 2, 37; Lchdm. ii. 244, 16.
Mid feldlícum lactucum,
- Homl. Th. ii. 278, 19.
Him is tó sellanne lactucas
lettuce is to be given him,
- L. M. 2, 33; Lchdm. ii. 212, 7.
Him is nyt ðæt hé hláf þicge and lactucas ðæt is leahtric it is beneficial for him to eat bread, and lactucas, that is, lettuce, 16; Lchdm. ii. 194, 6. [O. H. Ger. ladducha, latoch, lattouch
- Grff. ii. 202.
lactucas, however, occurs in the Leechdoms, which, though it looks like a strong plural masc., seems to be singular
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